Tosca (2006)

   
 
Music by Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924)
Libretto byGiuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
after the play by Victorien Sardou

Sung in Italian

Conducted by Ari Pelto
Directed by Beth Greenberg
Set Design by Jean-François Revon
  Performances:
Evening: Jul. 8, 11, 14; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Jul. 16; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
the Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA



Cast (in order of appearance):

Cesare Angelotti: Zachary Gordin*
Sacristan: Ted Weis
Mario Cavaradossi: Robert Breault*
Floria Tosca: Othalie Graham*
Baron Scarpia: Bojan Knezevic
Spoletta: Wayne Davis
Sciarrone: John Minagro
Shepherd Boy: Joshua Herman*
Jailer: Paul Cheak*

* Festival Opera debut
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Mario Cavaradossi (Robert Breault)
and Floria Tosca (Othalie Graham).
Photo by Robert Shomler
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Baron Scarpia (Bojan Knezevic) kindles
Tosca's jealousy when he discovers a fan.
Photo by Robert Shomler
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Tosca resists Scarpia's advances.
Photo by Robert Shomler
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The ill-fated lovers' final moments.
Photo by Robert Shomler